Daily Archives: 2 June 2012

Intergalactic Tidal Debris

Today’s Astronomy Picture of the Day features a pair of celestial objects, the beautiful Whirlpool Galaxy and its rump companion NGC 5195. Whirlpool is something of a man galaxy-eater. One of its spiral arms seems to be stabbing its companion. … Continue reading

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Dietary Shift

Out of the hospital long enough to look in on 4:45 Mass, hit the grocery store and make dinner for the young miss and myself. How much of this food will the patient* be able to consume upon her return … Continue reading

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La Abeja

One of my new favorite Spanish words, the one for “bee.” I love the lightness of the “ha” sound, just the right lift to suggest the fluttering of wings and the buzz over flowers.

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RDCA II, 36-42: Second Form: Solemn Entrance

The second choice for the first rites of dedication day would be the solemn entrance. RDCA II, 36 gives the standard of judgment: 36. If the procession cannot take place or seems inappropriate, the people assemble at the door of the church … Continue reading

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Halfway to the Faithful Four

We have two of our four finalists in Catholic Sensibility’s 2012 Liturgical Music Dance. “Jesus Christ Is Risen Today” was an easy winner over a Christmas favorite in the White final. “O Come O Come Emmanuel” locked down another spot … Continue reading

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